Content for Monday, April 6, 2015

News & Stories

Tasering the competition

Conflicts of interest and Sheriff Gore’s costly shopping spree

Sheriff Bill Gore is out shopping for body cameras just as the provider of the costly electronic devices to San Diego police is coming in for a sizable dose of national scrutiny. A March 20 ...

In raunchy-funky's absence...

Is Pier South hotel a boon or boondoggle for Imperial Beach?

Fifteen years ago, officials in Imperial Beach proposed transforming the raunchy, funky Seacoast Inn — its redeeming feature being the location on the sand — into a resort and luring upscale tourists to the most ...

Mine shafted

Former Marine at Twentynine Palms denies killing neighbor’s wife

A cheating husband lured his married, pregnant girlfriend to a remote desert location by hinting that he was going to propose marriage to her, but instead the woman was strangled and hidden in a mine ...

Too late for the baby who died

City's response to intersection hazard came too slow

The intersection of Catalina Boulevard and Cañon Street has been on the City's radar for a number of years, documents obtained through a public records request show. Seven-month-old Juniper Aavang died and her father John ...

Marks Brothers plus Open Loose at UCSD

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego April 7-12

Tuesday 7 Bassist Ben Wanicur hosts the monthly jam session at 3rd Space (4610 Park Boulevard) with Jason Shattil on piano and Charlie Weller on drums at 8:00 p.m. for a $5 cover … big ...

Plainly constitutional

Companies can't sponsor ballot measures in Chula Vista

On Friday (April 3), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld a district court decision that keeps corporations and associations from being official proponents of ballot measures. A group called Chula ...

Moving, shaking, brewing

Urge Gastropub owners move on from Vista bowling alley to O-side brewpub

It’s been nearly two years since Urge Gastropub co-owner Grant Tondro announced a grand scheme to convert a former Vista fitness center into a combination brewpub, bottle shop, and bowling alley. That ambitious interest was ...

Easter Sunday fishing report

April 5 dock totals 37 anglers aboard the Dolphin 1/2 day am run caught 1 sheephead, 16 sculpin, 1 barred sand bass, 121 rockfish, 50 mackerel and 2 lingcod. The Prowler overnight run with 15 ...